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Zizzi - Loughton

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2 Church Hill, Loughton IG10 1LA, England
0208 418 9489
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Chigwell, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, Angela and I popped in to this restaurant for a spot of lunch, and we weren't disappointed. We were greeted by Sophia with great warmth and shown to our table of choice. There were quite a few diners already present, which made it pleasantly buzzy. The background music was at the right decibel level, which set the mood... More 

1 Thank Barry J
Loughton, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't think that Zizzi compares well with other Italian chains.Food is ok - but only ok - it never tastes as nice as the description on the menu. My son is wheat intolerant and the quality of the gluten free food is so much better in Prezzo or Pizza Express. Visited Loughton branch two weeks ago and was shocked... More 

Thank rosiem17
Ongar, Essex
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service, not enough staff to serve. Arrived at 7.30pm and received our starters at 8.45pm!!! Although the food was ok, nothing special, we were very disappointed and wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Heidi W
Epping, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times The food is very good in particular the massive pizzas which are huge.We enjoyed pasta on this visit .These were a good size and freshly cooked .This chain sends emails of offers if you sign on and this helps tempt you to return as they planned A great chain to enjoy fresh italian food

1 Thank man4141
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Visited Zizzi on a Friday night with friends, I ordered the short ribs from the summer menu should have said rib it was one rib and not a lot of meat, vegetables sweet potatoes all over cooked, food very bland, and small portions - service mediocre and we had to continually ask for things, no extra drinks offered, it was... More 

Thank Danny H
ZizziRestaurants, Guest Relations Manager at Zizzi - Loughton, responded to this review

Hello There, We’re really sorry to hear that you had a less than excellent experience while dining with us. We’d really like to have a chat with you regarding this visit and if you can make contact with us via email at feedback@zizzi.co.uk and our Customer Experience team will follow up on this incident with you. Please remember to provide... More 

United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

My kids find this place awesome.....I, however, can see the wood from the forest! Its okay but I never feel nourished or satisfied after a meal here. I will say one thing for it - it is the best pizza I have had in England (if I am comparing it to the other chains, franchises and independents out there). Does... More 

Thank RDY1995
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We were greeted at the door with a smile and seated straight away. Our waitress Aida gave us menus and was incredibly helpful and attentive, despite being rushed off her feet with a large party in the back room. The vegan menu gave some great choices and my son and his girlfriend were thrilled with how good their vegan margherita... More 

3 Thank Dansam2211
Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We were a party of 5 adults and pre-booked a table for dinner @ 20.15. On arrival, we were shown to our reserved table which was comfortable and nicely located. We were surprised that the place was not very well attended with lots of empty tables. We last visited this restaurant on 24.08.15 and unfortunately, the comments we made then... More 

Thank alan c
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

lovely meal , good value , O2 offer with free prosecco. All food fresh and cooked to order . Service very friendly and helpful . Quite large portions .

2 Thank sue f
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Food is always good quality and the service is prompt and friendly. I normally have a pizza which are a good size for the price. I would recommend this restaurant to friends.

3 Thank Lewis M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $33
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Hill, Loughton IG10 1LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: 0208 418 9489
Zizzi Italian restaurant in Loughton is at the end of a busy high street, and set in an old pub where you can watch the chefs cooking your meals and tossing pizzas before putting them in the authentic wood oven. Hidden at the back is a secret al fresco dining area which is a real sun-trap in the summer and makes a great place to enjoy some beer, wine and fresh simple Italian food. Zizzi restaurants are passionate about simple Italian cookery. Whether it's pizza or pasta, salads or risotto, or carne and pesce (meat and fish), each dish is prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients - from the popular classics to Zizzi's own innovations - ensuring that you can enjoy a great Italian dining experience, at any of Zizzi's Italian restaurants around the country.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?